Overwatch Updates To Allow Ranked Open Queue Along With Role Queue And MMR Season Start Cap
Blizzard has just updated Overwatch and it’s a doozy, bringing a couple of massive shifts that will greatly affect how the competitive matchmaking will now work, along with the expected smattering of shifts for heroes having their unique abilities slightly nerfed or buffed.
What has everyone talking right now, however, is two primary aspects that this update is bringing to how matchmaking and competitive ranking will actually work.
First, Open Queue is back in Competitive Matchmaking, meaning that the Role Queue that came about as Blizzard struggled to balance their heroes in Overwatch eventually turned into, for many players, long queue times and a surprising revelation (for Blizzard) that everyone wants to play DPS characters.
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